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Universitas Mercu Buana

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world rank  3279

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Established in 1985, the Universitas Mercu Buana (Mercu Buana University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Jakarta (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Jakarta SCR. Officially recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan, Kebudayaan, Riset, dan Teknologi, Republik Indonesia (Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, Republic of Indonesia), Universitas Mercu Buana (UMB) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Indonesian higher education institution. Universitas Mercu Buana (UMB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 38-year-old Indonesian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 20-29% making this Indonesian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UMB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universitas Mercu Buana's Control Typeprivate


Universitas Mercu Buana's Entity Typenon-profit


Universitas Mercu Buana' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Universitas Mercu Buana's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratevery selective

University Identity

Name (English) Mercu Buana University
Acronym UMB
Founded 1985
Motto Unggul, Terkemuka, Profesional dan Berdaya Saing Global
Excellent, Popular, Professiona, World Class
Colours Blue and green
Mascot Gaja-gaji the Elephant

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University Location

Address Jalan Raya Meruya Selatan, Kembangan
11650 Jakarta SCR
Universitas Mercu Buana's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universitas Mercu Buana Phone Number +62 (21) 584 0816
Universitas Mercu Buana Fax Number +62 (21) 584 0813

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universitas Mercu Buana's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universitas Mercu Buana's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universitas Mercu Buana's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universitas Mercu Buana.

Universitas Mercu Buana: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universitas Mercu Buana's admission information.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universitas Mercu Buana's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universitas Mercu Buana a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universitas Mercu Buana's acceptance rate range is 20-29% making this institution a very selective higher education institution.

Universitas Mercu Buana's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Admission Office Admission Office

Jalan Raya Meruya Selatan, Kembangan
Jakarta Barat 11650
(811) 996 2210

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universitas Mercu Buana.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universitas Mercu Buana has an enrollment range of 30,000-34,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Universitas Mercu Buana's Control Type Control Type

Universitas Mercu Buana is a private higher education institution.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Entity Type Entity Type

Universitas Mercu Buana is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universitas Mercu Buana does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universitas Mercu Buana's main facilities:

Universitas Mercu Buana's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universitas Mercu Buana's Library

Universitas Mercu Buana's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universitas Mercu Buana's main services:

Universitas Mercu Buana's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universitas Mercu Buana's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universitas Mercu Buana is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Kementerian Pendidikan, Kebudayaan, Riset, dan Teknologi, Republik Indonesia

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universitas Mercu Buana's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT) A Ranking

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universitas Mercu Buana's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Private Higher Education Association of Indonesia (APTISI)
  • Lembaga Layanan Pendidkan Tinggi (LLDIKTI)
  • Passage 2 Asean (P2A)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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